Edison State College Offers Clinical Medical Assistant & Phlebotomy Technician Program

Jan 6, 2014

Edison State College Continuing Education is offering a Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA) and Phlebotomy Technician program.  Classes will run from February 4 through May 29 on both the Ft. Myers and Naples campuses. 

“Healthcare is a growing career field, and we are pleased to offer top-of-the line courses that help prepare individuals to step into these important positions,” said Adrian Kerr, Associate Dean and Director of Continuing Education for Edison State College.  “CMA and Phlebotomy technicians are integral parts of a patient’s healthcare process.”

This 14-week course will provide 180 hours of classroom instruction, as well as a 220-hour externship that will be coordinated by Edison State College.  To participate, students must provide proof of CPR completion, as well as healthcare screenings as required.  This program is designed to provide thorough classroom and clinical instruction plus an overview of a career as a medical assistant in a clinical setting.  Students receive comprehensive training in both clinical medical assisting and phlebotomy, preparing them for the National Comprehensive Certification Test.

Space is limited, and advance registration and payment are required.  To sign up, call (239) 433-6963 or visit http://www.edison.edu/ce/institutes/2.   

Celebrating over 50 years of excellence, Edison State College is Southwest Florida’s largest, most accessible and ranked nationally as one of the most affordable institutions of higher education. Serving more than 24,000 students per year regionally, nationally, and internationally, students are also active in a wide variety of clubs and programs that cater to their interests. Nationally, Edison State is ranked 45th among associate degree producers and 26th for its prestigious associate producing Nursing program.